Sarah A. Glenn, wife of H.J. Alison, died May 11, 1899, at her home 2 1/2 miles northwest of Van Wert at the age of 62 years, 9 months and 8 days. She was born in Harrison County, Indiana, August 3, 1836, and united with the Church of Christ at the age of 16. She was married to H.J. Alison in March, 1854. To this union were born nine children, two dying in childhood. Four sons and three daughters remain to mourn their loss. The husband and father died February 21, 1897. Sister Alison has suffered with rheumatism for nearly eight years. For seven years she was confined to her bed helpless. During her long illness, the writer visited her several times and found her trusting in God's promises.
Funeral services were held at the residence by the writer. The relatives of the deceased wish to thank the good people for their kindness during the protracted illness of the departed one and the sympathy and respect shown. Reverend B.F. Brown